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Indypendent Staff Jun 23, 2010

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THU JULY 1
6:30-9pm • Free
FILM SCREENING: THE FALL OF
FUJIMORI. Part of the Conflicts in Latin
America Film Festival, this political thriller
documents Peruvian President Alberto
Fujimori, whose rule was marked by
violence, corruption and controversy.
Community Church of New York, John
Holmes House Gallery Room, 28 E 35th St
646-723-1749 • panys.org

SUN JULY 4
8pm • Free
EVENT: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS RIDE. Join
Time’s Up! for the Know Your Rights Ride
and head to the fireworks.
Astor Place Cube, 8th St and 4th Ave
212-802-8222 • times-up.org

MON JULY 5
7pm • Free
Reading : inside out . Join author
Barry Eisler for a reading of his new
political fictional thriller, Inside Out, and a
discussion with Truthout and GRITtv host
Laura Flanders.
Partners & Crime Books
44 Greenwich Ave
truthout.org/eislernyc • 212-243-0440

MON JULY 7
6pm • Free
TRAINING: HOUSING JUSTICE. Join
solidarity groups organizing against
gentrification.
Jews For Radical and Economic Justice
666 Broadway, Suite 500
212-647-8966 • jfrej.org

SAT JULY 10
10am-4pm • Free
RECYCLING: E-WASTE RECYCLING DAY.
The Lower East Side Ecology Center will
hold an electronics recycling day. Drop
off computers, printers, televisions, cell
phones and more.
Tekserve, 119 W 23rd St
212-477-4022 • lesecologycenter.org

WED JULY 14
6-8pm • $11 ($9 students, seniors)
CONVERSATION: THE HIMALAYAN
GLACIERS AND ASIA’S LOOMING
WATER CRISIS. The Himalayas are home
to some of the world’s largest glaciers,
which supply crucial seasonal flows to
rivers across Asia — and they are quickly
disappearing. Panelists include Bill McKibben
of 350.org and the executive director
of Glacier Works, David Breashears.
The Asia Society Museum, 725 Park Ave
212-288-6400 • asiasociety.org

THU JULY 15
7 -8:30pm • Free
WORKSHOP: STREET CARE 101. Learn
to care for local street trees. Learn the
benefits of trees in your neighborhood,
including how they reduce air pollution
and increase business. Order free trees
for your block and receive a free street
tree care kit.
Sustainable NYC, 139 Avenue A
212-477-4022 • lesecologycenter.org

THU JULY 15
Wed –Sun 11am – 6pm • $4 sugg
EXHIBIT: AIN’T I A WOMAN. This exhibit
examines women of African Diaspora
as active participants in their own visual
representation. The exhibit will run until
Dec. 19.
Museum of Contemporary Art of African
Diaspora Art, 80 Hansen Place, Bklyn
718-230-0492 • mocada.org

THU JULY 15
6:30-9pm • Free
FILM SCREENING: PLAN COLOMBIA:
CASHING IN ON THE DRUG WAR
FAILURE. Part of the Conflicts in Latin
America Film Festival, this documentary
recounts the United States’ role in Colombia’s
drug trafficking and civil unrest.
Community Church of New York, John
Holmes House Gallery Room, 28 E 35th St
646-723-1749 • panys.org

THU JULY 22
6pm • $10
FUNDRAISER: RETHINK POVERTY.
Presented by Nene Ali in conjunction
with LatinosNYC. Bring a can of food or a
non-perishable item for a chance to win
great prizes and raise money for Artists
United Against Poverty.
Nuyorican Poets Café, 236 E 3rd St
212-780-9386 • nuyorican.org

MON JULY 26
7-8pm • Free
READING: COFFEE HOUSE PRESS
AUTHORS. Aaron Michael Morales,
author of Drowning Tuscon, and Travis
Nicholas, author of Off We Go into the
Wild Blue Yonder will be reading from
their new books.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
212-274-1160 • mcnallyjackson.com

WED JULY 29
7-9pm • $5-25
SCREENING: THE CENTER FOR
INDEPENDENCE OF THE DISABLED.
The Center for the Independence of the
Disabled (CIDNY) presents the 20th
anniversary of the Americans with
Disabilities Act with a screening of Tales
of the ADA, complete with drinks, hors
d’oeuvres, live music, good conversation
and door prizes. Proceeds benefit
CIDNY’s programs.
The LGBT Community Center
208 W 13th St
646-442-4156 • eeason@cidny.org

THU JULY 30 – FRI JULY 31
8pm • Sliding Scale $12-$25
THEATER: ANTIGONE. Sophocles’ tragedy
Antigone is resurrected by Brooklynbased
multi-media queer, gender-queer
and transgender performance collective
Theater Transgression. House of Yes, 342
Maujer St, Bklyn
antigoneistrans@gmail.com
theatertransgression.com

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